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Taffeta: Quiz


Question 1: On November 4, 1782, taffeta was used by ________ of France to construct a small, cube-shaped balloon.
Montgolfier brothersJean-Pierre BlanchardChâteau de la MuetteJean-François Pilâtre de Rozier

Question 2: The most deluxe taffetas are still woven in France, Italy, and the ________.
CanadaEnglandWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 3: From the 1970s until the 1990s, the Jiangsu province of ________ produced some fine silk taffetas.
ChinaTime in ChinaReligion in ChinaProvince (China)

Question 4: The word is Persian in origin, and means "twisted woven." It is considered to be a "high end" fabric, suitable for use in ball gowns, ________, and in interiors for curtains or wallcovering.
Wedding dressCottonNational costumeSilk

Question 5: Taffeta (formerly sometimes spelled taffety) is a crisp, smooth woven fabric made from ________ or synthetic fibres.
LinenSpandexKente clothSilk

Question 6: Originally this was produced on handlooms, but since the 1990s, it has been produced on the most modern looms in the ________ area.
Bugle RockKrishnarajapuraBengaluru PeteBangalore

Question 7: While silk taffeta has been classically woven in Italy and ________ and until the 1950s in Japan, today most silk taffeta is produced in India.
United StatesUnited KingdomFranceCanada


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